Tag Archives: Environment

The Real Relationship Between Capitalism and the Environment

When we combine environmental quality data with economic freedom data, we see that the story is very different from what we are usually told. The countries with the most freedom are those with the highest environmental quality. We need more … Continue reading

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EPA Has Slashed Its Criminal Investigation Division in Half

The Environmental Protection Agency employs about half as many criminal investigators as it did a more than a decade ago… That is half of what should have been cut. But never-the-less it is the best news I’ve had all day. … Continue reading

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Make Babies, and Don’t Let the Greens Guilt Trip You about It

 I suppose that, in a way, I was lucky to have lived through the Paul Ehrlich – Back to the Earth – Limits to Growth days. I fell for it hook and line but not sinker – it always gave … Continue reading

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John Deere’s Weird Idea of ‘Ownership’

Property rights are the cornerstone of a free society. They were already under attack long before John Deere started computerizing farm tractors. Usually the attackers are from some level of government, but large corporations are joining the fun…Yet the corporate … Continue reading

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CLICHÉS OF PROGRESSIVISM #47 – “The Solution to Overpopulation Is Population Control”

One wonders why anyone listens to doomsayers who have been consistently wrong in their predictions — not a little off, but way off. I sure learned my lesson well. I bought Paul Ehrlich’s bullshit hook, line and sinker. I was thoroughly … Continue reading

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Environmentalism as Religion

Extracted from Part I, Introduction to: Environmental & Natural Resource Economics: The Austrian View edited by Dr Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume Environmentalism as Religion by Michael Crichton A Speech Delivered to the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, CA, September 15, 2003 … Continue reading

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8 tips for being a better ranch manager in 2015

New Year’s resolution time. Maybe some of this will help. — jtl, 419 by Burke Teichert in Strategic Planning For The Ranch Since August 2011, I’ve written 41 articles for BEEF magazine. In spite of each article being different, there … Continue reading

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Understanding Resources

…oil was not a resource before we discovered how to make petroleum out of it and how to use petroleum for energy. Rather, it was a nuisance and finding oil on one’s property actually lowered the value of that property. It was … Continue reading

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Kindle Version Now Available: Environment and Natural Resource Economics

KINDLE VERSION NOW AVAILABLE PAPERBACK VERSION COMING SOON Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: The Austrian View by Dr Jimmy T (Gunny) LaBaume Murray N. Rothbard was the father of what some call Radical Libertarianism or Anarcho-Capitalism which Hans-Hermann Hoppe described as … Continue reading

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Government Versus the Environment

Government Causes More Harm to the Environment Than Businesses or Individual Citizens Yep, government is the single largest polluter on earth. — jtl, 419 by RUSSELL MADDEN via The Freeman When the subject is the environment, the public perception is that … Continue reading

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